My Library

Local History and Genealogy Reference books that we have in our family history library, organized by Dewey Decimal Number. I would be happy to do a quick look up for you; please just comment below to get in touch!

The list below includes physical materials in my personal collection. Some of the digital resources that I use can be found on my Digital Library page.


Local History Collection

Call number & Year Author(s) Title Subject
362.730973 CO

2006

Concordia Lutheran Ministries The Concordia Story, 1881-2006 Pittsburgh Region (Penn.) – History
373.77328 GK

1974

Genoa-Kingston High School Reflections De Kalb County (Ill.) – Yearbooks
373.77328 GK

1975

Genoa-Kingston High School Reflections De Kalb County (Ill.) – Yearbooks
373.77328 GK

1976

Genoa-Kingston High School Reflections De Kalb County (Ill.) – Yearbooks
373.77328 GK

1977

Genoa-Kingston High School Reflections De Kalb County (Ill.) – Yearbooks
929.107207731 DU

2005

DuMelle, Grace Finding your Chicago Ancestors Chicago (Ill.) – Genealogy
929.20973 CO

1975

Colket, Meredith B. Founders of Early American Families: Emigrants from Europe 1607-1657 New England – Genealogy
929.3 VI

1976

Virkus, Frederick A., ed. Immigrant Ancestors: A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750 New England – Genealogy
929.341 BU

1978

Burke, Bernard The roll of Battle Abbey New England – Genealogy
929.374 BA

1976

Banks, Charles Edward The English ancestry and homes of the Pilgrim Fathers New England – Genealogy
929.374 HO

1974

Holmes, Frank R. Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 New England – Genealogy
929.374 RO

1989

Roser, Susan Mayflower Increasings for three generations New England – Genealogy
929.3744 CR

1930

Crawford, Mary Caroline Famous Families of Massachusetts   (Vol. 2) New England – Genealogy
929.3744 ES

1918

Essex Institute Gravestone inscriptions and records of tomb burials in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass., 1918 New England – Genealogy
929.3744 OT

1979

Otis, Amos Genealogical notes of Barnstable Families (Vol. 1, A-H) New England – Genealogy
929.3744 PO

1977

Pope, Charles Henry Pioneers of Massachusetts: a descriptive list, drawn from records of the colonies, towns, and churches, and other contemporaneous documents New England – Genealogy
929.3744 RO

1990

Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Marriages from the files of George Ernest Bowman New England – Genealogy
929.3744 WA

1978

Wakefield, Robert S. and Charles T. Libby Plymouth Colony Marriages to 1650, by Robert S. Wakefield, and Mary Chilton’s title to celebrity, by Charles T. Libby (published together) New England – Genealogy
929.375665 LI

1992

Linn, Jo White Surry County, North Carolina, Wills 1771-1827 Surry County (N.C.) – Genealogy
929.3773 IL

1986

Illinois State Genealogical Society Prairie Pioneers of Illinois, vol. 1 Illinois – Genealogy
929.3773 IL

1999-2017

Illinois State Genealogical Society Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly (Vol. 31-38, 43-49) Illinois – Genealogy
929.377324 LO

1978

Lombard Suburban Genealogical Society Genealogical Sources: DuPage County, Illinois DuPage County (Ill.) – Genealogy
929.5 DO

1993

Doss, Juanita Gone but not forgotten: Veterans buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore, Ill. De Kalb County (Ill.) – Genealogy
973.524 PE

1999

Pearson, Gardner W. Records of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia: Called out by the Governor of Massachusetts to suppress a threatened invasion during the War of 1812-’14 Massachusetts – History
974.402 BA

1975

Banks, Charles Edward The Planters of the Commonwealth; a study of the emigrants and emigration in colonial times New England – History
974.482 FI

1985

Fiore, Jordan D., ed. Mourt’s Relation: A Journal of the Pilgrims of Plymouth New England – History
974.482 GA

1900

Garrett, Edmund H. The Pilgrim Shore New England – History
974.482 HI

1936 & 1941

Hills, Leon Clark The Mayflower Planters at Plymouth, Mass. 1620 and other newcomers to Ye Olde Colonie (Cape Cod series, vols. I and II) New England – History
974.482 NO

1925

Noyes, Ethel J.R.C The Women of the Mayflower and Women of Plymouth Colony New England – History
974.482 SH

1955

Shaw, Hubert Kinney Families of the Pilgrims (1620) New England – History
974.482 ST

1976

Stoddard, Francis R. The Truth about the Pilgrims New England – History
974.69 HI

1968

Hinman, R.R. Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut… New England – History
974.69 MA

1990

Majdalany, Jeanne The Early Settlement of Stamford, Connecticut 1641-1700 New England – History
977.323 AT

1966

Directory Service Company Farm and Ranch Directory of Kane County, Illinois Kane County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 AT

1892

D.W. Ensign & Co. Plat book of De Kalb County, Illinois : drawn and compiled from personal observations, actual surveys and county records De Kalb County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 AT

1871

Thompson and Everts Combination atlas map of DeKalb County, Illinois De Kalb County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 AT

1929

Thrift Press Atlas and plat book of De Kalb County, Illinois De Kalb County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 AT

1947

True Republican DeKalb County Farm Atlas and Business Guide De Kalb County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 AT

1965

Rockford Map Publishers Three year atlas and plat book, DeKalb County, Illinois: 1963, 1964, 1965 De Kalb County (Ill.) – Maps
977.328 BA

1939

Bar Docket for DeKalb County, Illinois Circuit Court for February Term of 1939 De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 DE

2017-

DeKalb County Historical – Genealogical Society Cornsilk, 2017 – (Vol. 36, Issue 3 – current) De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 DE

1988

DeKalb County Magazine, July 1988 (Vol. 1, Issue 3) and August 1988 (Vol. 1, Issue 4) De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 GK

1976

Genoa-Kingston Bicentennial Commission Genoa-Kingston bicentennial history and program De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 HI

2004

Higgins, Jo Fredell DeKalb (Images of America) De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 HO

1919

An honor roll : containing a pictorial record of the gallant and courageous men from DeKalb County, Illinois, U.S.A., who served in the Great War, 1917–1918–1919 De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 KE

1876

Kett, Henry F. The Voters and Tax-Payers of DeKalb County, Illinois De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328 TO

2006

Townsend, Lucy and Marcia G. Wilson Rural Schools Journeys: A Legacy of Learning, Histories of the One-room Schools in Dekalb County, Illinois De Kalb County (Ill.) – History
977.328025 DE

2009

DeKalb County Historical Resources Guide De Kalb County (Ill.) – History – Sources
977.337 BU

1994

Bureau County Genealogical Society The Complete Name Index to The Voters and Taxpayers of Bureau County, Illinois 1877 Bureau County (Ill.) – History – Sources
977.849300431 OW

1989?

Owens, Robert et. al. Here We Speak Low German = Hier snackt wi Plattdütsch Benton County (Mo.) – History
977.849300431 TR

1996

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Congregation – A Centennial History 1896 – 1996 Benton County (Mo.) – History

General Reference Collection

Call number & Year Author(s) Title Subject
020.72 CL

2016

Clark, Rhonda L. and Nicole Wedemeyer Miller Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers Libraries – Special Collections – Genealogy
771.46 TA

2001

Taylor, Maureen A. Preserving Your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore Your Precious Family Images Photographs – Conservation and restoration
808.066929 PO

1995

Polking, Kirk Writing Family Histories and Memoirs Genealogy – Authorship
808.066929 ST

2014

Stratton, Penelope L. and Henry B. Hoff Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Write and Publish Your Family History Genealogy – Authorship
929.1 AL

2011

Allen, Desmond Walls Family History Detective: a Step-by-Step Guide to Investigating your Family Tree Genealogy – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
929.1 EL

2018

Elder, Diana and Nicole Dyer Research Like a Pro: a Genealogist’s Guide Genealogy – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
929.1 QU

2013

Quillen, W. Daniel Mastering Immigration & Naturalization Records, 2nd ed. Genealogy – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
929.1072 FL

2004

 Fleming, Ann C. Organized Family Historian: How to File, Manage, and Protect your Genealogical Research and Heirlooms Genealogy – Organization systems
929.1072041 MI

2000

Milner, Paul Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering your English Ancestors Genealogy – England
929.108931 BR

1995

Brandt, Edward R. et. al. Germanic Genealogy: A Guide to Worldwide Sources and Migration Patterns Genealogy – Germany
929.3485 CL

2004

Clemensson, Per Your Swedish Roots: A Step by Step Handbook Genealogy – Sweden

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